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The Netherlands Commercial Court bill in consultation

The Netherlands Commercial Court bill in consultation

The Netherlands Commercial Court bill in consultation

23.12.2016 NL law

On 16 December 2016, the legislative proposal for the Netherlands Commercial Court (NCC) entered into consultation, which will run until 1 February 2017.

The intended new international trade chamber of the Amsterdam District Court (''NCC") and the Amsterdam Court of Appeal ("NCCA") will offer litigants the opportunity to litigate in English and will be able to give judgments in English. The NCC and NCCA will charge an increased court fee.

Parties can only start legal proceedings at the NCC if they chose so explicitly. Both the NCC and NCCA will focus primarily on major international commercial disputes and the same NCC process rules will apply.

For more information about the plan for the NCC and the background to this, see the earlier blog post 'Towards the Netherlands Commercial Court (NCC)'.

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